Pandian Vasant

Pandian VasantDr. Pandian Vasant is a senior lecturer at Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS in Malaysia. He holds PhD (UNEM, Costa Rica) in Computational Intelligence, MSc (UMS, Malaysia, Engineering Mathematics) and BSc (2nd Class Upper- Hons, UM, Malaysia) in Mathematics. His research interests include Soft Computing, Hybrid Optimization, Holistic Optimization, Innovative Computing and Applications. He has co-authored research papers and articles in national journals, international journals, conference proceedings, conference paper presentation, and special issues lead guest editor, lead guest editor for book chapters’ project, conference abstracts, edited books , keynote lecture and book chapters (175 publications indexed in SCOPUS). In the year 2009, Dr. Pandian Vasant was awarded top reviewer for the journal Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier) and awarded outstanding reviewer in the year 2015 for ASOC (Elsevier) journal. He has 26 years of working experience at the various universities from 1989-2017. Currently he is Editor-in-Chief of IJCO, IJSIEC, IEM, IJEOE and Editor of GJTO. H-Index SCOPUS Citations = 36, H-Index Google Scholar = 26, i-10 index = 76 Professional Weblinks: https://my.linkedin.com/in/vasant
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Publications

Handbook of Research on Emergent Applications of Optimization Algorithms
Pandian Vasant, Sirma Zeynep Alparslan-Gok, Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber. © 2018. 830 pages.
Modern optimization approaches have attracted an increasing number of scientists, decision makers, and researchers. As new issues in this field emerge, different...
A Bertrand Game-Based Approach to Hotel Yield Management Strategies
Junzo Watada, Koki Yoshimura, Pandian Vasant. © 2018. 37 pages.
This chapter examines hotel yield management from a game perspective using a duopoly situation of two hotels. The hotel yield management determines strategies by...
Handbook of Research on Holistic Optimization Techniques in the Hospitality, Tourism, and Travel Industry
Pandian Vasant, Kalaivanthan M.. © 2017. 515 pages.
The application of holistic optimization methods in the tourism, travel, and hospitality industry has improved customer service and business strategies within the...
A Bertrand Game-Based Approach to Hotel Yield Management Strategies
Junzo Watada, Koki Yoshimura, Pandian Vasant. © 2017. 40 pages.
This chapter examines hotel yield management from a game perspective using a duopoly situation of two hotels. The hotel yield management determines strategies by...
Multiobjective Optimization of Solar-Powered Irrigation System with Fuzzy Type-2 Noise Modelling
T. Ganesan, Pandian Vasant, I. Elamvazuthi. © 2017. 26 pages.
Design optimization has been commonly practiced for many years across various engineering disciplines. Optimization per se is becoming a crucial element in...
An Integrative Approach to Study on Consumer Behavior towards Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles Revolution: Consumer Behavior towards Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Nadia Adnan, Shahrina Md Nordin, Imran Rahman, Pandian Vasant, Muhammad Amir Noor. © 2017. 31 pages.
Transport electrification has experienced major deviations for the last few decades. Current investigation towards the implication of green technologies to...
An Overview of Electric Vehicle Technology: A Vision Towards Sustainable Transportation
Nadia Adnan, Shahrina Md Nordin, Imran Rahman, Pandian Vasant, Muhammad Amir Noor. © 2017. 23 pages.
Modern studies on green technologies for transportation sector are attaining attraction among the research communities from diverse parts. We learn the...
Quantum-Inspired Computational Intelligence for Economic Emission Dispatch Problem
Fahad Parvez Mahdi, Pandian Vasant, Vish Kallimani, M. Abdullah-Al-Wadud, Junzo Watada. © 2017. 24 pages.
Economic emission dispatch (EED) problems are one of the most crucial problems in power systems. Growing energy demand, limited reserves of fossil fuel and global...
Handbook of Research on Modern Optimization Algorithms and Applications in Engineering and Economics
Pandian Vasant, Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber, Vo Ngoc Dieu. © 2016. 960 pages.
Modern optimization approaches have attracted many research scientists, decision makers and practicing researchers in recent years as powerful intelligent...
Preface
Pandian Vasant, Nikolai Voropai. © 2016. 4 pages.
This Preface is included in the book Sustaining Power Resources through Energy Optimization and Engineering.
Modern Optimization Algorithms and Applications in Solar Photovoltaic Engineering
Igor Tyukhov, Hegazy Rezk, Pandian Vasant. © 2016. 56 pages.
This chapter is devoted to main tendencies of optimization in photovoltaic (PV) engineering showing the main trends in modern energy transition - the changes in...
Hybrid Particle Swarm and Gravitational Search Optimization Techniques for Charging Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Imran Rahman, Pandian Vasant, Balbir Singh Mahinder Singh, M. Abdullah-Al-Wadud. © 2016. 34 pages.
Electrification of Transportation has undergone major modifications since the last decade. Success of combining smart grid technology and renewable energy...
Swarm Intelligence for Multiobjective Optimization of Extraction Process
T. Ganesan, I. Elamvazuthi, P. Vasant. © 2016. 29 pages.
Multi objective (MO) optimization is an emerging field which is increasingly being implemented in many industries globally. In this work, the MO optimization of...
Robotic Assistive System: Development of a Model based on Artificial Intelligent Technique
Ku Nurhanim Ku Abdul Rahim, I. Elamvazuthi, P. Vasant, T. Ganesan. © 2016. 34 pages.
Stroke is the leading cause of disability that influences the quality of people's daily life. As such, an effective method is required for post-stroke...
Foreword
Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber, Pandian Vasant. © 2015. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Artificial Intelligence Applications in Distance Education.
Handbook of Research on Artificial Intelligence Techniques and Algorithms
Pandian Vasant. © 2015. 796 pages.
For decades, optimization methods such as Fuzzy Logic, Artificial Neural Networks, Firefly, Simulated annealing, and Tabu search, have been capable of handling and...
Swarm Intelligence-Based Optimization for PHEV Charging Stations
Imran Rahman, Pandian Vasant, Balbir Singh Mahinder Singh, M. Abdullah-Al-Wadud. © 2015. 32 pages.
In this chapter, Gravitational Search Algorithm (GSA) and Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) technique were applied for intelligent allocation of energy to the...
Handbook of Research on Novel Soft Computing Intelligent Algorithms: Theory and Practical Applications
Pandian M. Vasant. © 2014. 1018 pages.
As technologies grow more complex, modeling and simulation of new intelligent systems becomes increasingly challenging and nuanced; specifically in diverse fields...
Hybrid Optimization Techniques for Industrial Production Planning: A Review
P. Vasant. © 2014. 28 pages.
This chapter provides a review of new hybrid methods that deal with the continuous local and global optimization problems for constrained industrial production...
Meta-Heuristic Structure for Multiobjective Optimization Case Study: Green Sand Mould System
T. Ganesan, I. Elamvazuthi, K. Z. KuShaari, P. Vasant. © 2014. 21 pages.
In engineering optimization, one often encounters scenarios that are multiobjective (MO) where each of the objectives covers different aspects of the problem. It...
Hybrid Evolutionary Optimization Algorithms: A Case Study in Manufacturing Industry
Pandian Vasant. © 2014. 37 pages.
The novel industrial manufacturing sector inevitably faces problems of uncertainty in various aspects such as raw material availability, human resource...
Multiobjective Optimization of Bioethanol Production via Hydrolysis Using Hopfield-Enhanced Differential Evolution
T. Ganesan, I. Elamvazuthi, K. Z. K. Shaari, P. Vasant. © 2014. 20 pages.
Many industrial problems in process optimization are Multi-Objective (MO), where each of the objectives represents different facets of the issue. Thus, having in...
Hybrid Line Search and Simulated Annealing For Production Planning System in Industrial Engineering
P. Vasant. © 2014. 13 pages.
In this paper, the details on the optimization methods such as line search and simulated annealing for the local and global optimization have been highlighted. The...
Meta-Heuristics Optimization Algorithms in Engineering, Business, Economics, and Finance
Pandian M. Vasant. © 2013. 734 pages.
Optimization techniques have developed into a significant area concerning industrial, economics, business, and financial systems. With the development of...
Integration of Fuzzy Logic Techniques into DSS for Profitability Quantification in a Manufacturing Environment
Irraivan Elamvazuthi, Pandian Vasant, Timothy Ganesan. © 2013. 20 pages.
Production control, planning, and scheduling are forms of decision making, which play a crucial role in manufacturing industries. In the current competitive...
Hybrid Linear Search, Genetic Algorithms, and Simulated Annealing for Fuzzy Non-Linear Industrial Production Planning Problems
P. Vasant. © 2013. 23 pages.
This chapter outlines an introduction to real-world industrial problem for product-mix selection involving eight variables and twenty one constraints with fuzzy...
Hybrid Optimization Techniques for Industrial Production Planning
Pandian Vasant. © 2013. 28 pages.
In this chapter, the main significant contributions of a new non-linear membership function using fuzzy approach to capture and describe vagueness in the...
International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE)
Pandian Vasant, Gerhard Weber, Dieu Ngoc Vo. Est. 2012.
The International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE) publishes global research in the areas of energy optimization and engineering. This...
Innovation in Power, Control, and Optimization: Emerging Energy Technologies
Pandian Vasant, Nadar Barsoum, Jeffrey Webb. © 2012. 396 pages.
Developing a system that can cope with variations of system or control parameters, measurement uncertainty, and complex, multi-objective optimization criteria is a...
Solving Fuzzy Optimization Problems of Uncertain Technological Coefficients with Genetic Algorithms and Hybrid Genetic Algorithms Pattern Search Approaches
Pandian Vasant. © 2012. 25 pages.
In this chapter a solution is proposed to a certain nonlinear programming difficulties related to the presence of uncertain technological coefficients represented...
Innovative Hybrid Genetic Algorithms and Line Search Method for Industrial Production Management
Pandian Vasant. © 2012. 18 pages.
Many engineering, science, information technology and management optimization problems can be considered as non linear programming real world problems where the...
Hybrid Tabu Search Hopfield Recurrent ANN Fuzzy Technique to the Production Planning Problems: A Case Study of Crude Oil in Refinery Industry
Pandian M. Vasant, Timothy Ganesan, Irraivan Elamvazuthi. © 2012. 19 pages.
The fuzzy technology reveals that everything is a matter of degree. At the moment, many industrial production problems are solved by operational research...
Novel Meta-Heuristic Optimization Techniques for Solving Fuzzy Programming Problems
Pandian Vasant. © 2012. 28 pages.
In this chapter, three meta-heuristic optimization techniques have been utilized to solve the fuzzy programming problems in industrial production systems. This...
Integration of Fuzzy Logic Techniques into DSS for Profitability Quantification in a Manufacturing Environment
Irraivan Elamvazuthi, Pandian Vasant, Timothy Ganesan. © 2012. 22 pages.
Production control, planning, and scheduling are forms of decision making, which play a crucial role in manufacturing industries. In the current competitive...
Innovative Hybrid Genetic Algorithms and Line Search Method for Industrial Production Management
Pandian M. Vasant. © 2010. 19 pages.
Many engineering, science, information technology and management optimization problems can be considered as non linear programming real world problems where the...
Application of Fuzzy Optimization in Forecasting and Planning of Construction Industry
P. Vasant, N. Barsoum, C. Kahraman, G.M Dimirovski. © 2008. 12 pages.
This chapter proposes a new method to obtain optimal solution using satisfactory approach in uncertain environment. The optimal solution is obtained by using...
Introduction to Fuzzy Logic and Fuzzy Linear Programming
Pandian Vasant, Hrishikesh S. Kale. © 2008. 15 pages.
Fuzzy logic (FL) is a mathematical technique for dealing with imprecise data and problems that have many solutions rather than one. Although it is implemented in...
Simulating Theory-of Constraint Problem with Novel Fuzzy Compromise Linear Programming Model
Arijit Bhattacharya, Pandian Vasant, Sani Susanto. © 2008. 30 pages.
This chapter demonstrates development of a novel compromise linear programming having fuzzy resources (CLPFR) model as well as its simulation for a...